byUnited States. Department of Agriculture; Kansas State University
Discusses how trees improve the environment by such influences as absorbing air and noise pollution and cutting down on glare. Urges more programs to plan for urban forests Topics: Urban Beautification., Ecology., Forests and forestry., Community Life.
John Knox, Executive Director of the Earth Island Institute in Berkeley, has been a resident of Noe Valley since the early 1970s. Here he describes some early community activism he was involved in and some of the old-timers he ran up against, as well as a funny anecdote about an awards ceremony with Mayor Moscone in City Hall. Topics: Noe Valley, neighborhood association, community organizing, solar homes, 1970s solar energy,...